Weight Management Topics

Are you at a weight that lets you feel and look your best? If not, it's time to start managing your weight.

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Fats Quiz

Fats are important to your diet, as are carbohydrates and proteins. Certain types of fats are better for you than others and eating too much of any kind of fat can pack on the pounds.

Gastric Bypass: Thinking Small

Malia was morbidly obese for most of her life. Tipping the scales at 350 pounds, something had to give. Would the Roux-En-Y gastric bypass surgery be the answer? This is her story...

Holiday Sweets and Treats Quiz

If you want to eat healthy, is it necessary to cut out all those tempting treats and snacks? Take this quiz to find out.

How to Manage Your Weight

Good health and a healthy weight go hand in hand. To get both, you need the right balance of healthy foods and exercise. Here is easy-to-understand information that will help you reach your goals.

Keeping the Weight Off: Setting Goals, Seeing Results

In the months following her mother’s passing, Caroline put on 80 pounds. One day, she decided to lose the weight—and she hasn’t looked back since.

Maintain Your Weight: Balance Calories In and Out

Marissa never really thought about what she put into her body, but once she started putting on weight during grad school, she knew something had to change. This is her story...

Medical Treatment for Obesity

Medical treatment can help with weight loss if your own efforts are unsuccessful—or if you have a medical condition that makes it crucial to lose weight.

Miracle Diet Quiz

Dieting is temporary when it comes to losing weight. To keep weight off you actually have to change your lifestyle. Why is it so hard? For one thing, we may not know as much as we think. Take our quiz to test your knowledge.

New Food Labels Keep It Real: Real Sugars, Real Calories, Real Portions

For the first time in 20 years, your food labels are about to get a huge makeover. The FDA approved a label revamp that will affect over 800,000 food labels. Here’s what you need to know.


Obesity is not just a “weight problem.” Obesity is a long-term disease that can cause serious health problems. It can affect both adults and children. Watch and learn what obesity is and the steps you can take to get to a healthy weight.